The Most Expensive Watches in the World
Most Expensive Watches
We already know that talking about money is rude (unless you are negotiating your payroll with your boss, of course) So, once we do, we are going to go big; Go for the list of the ten most expensive watches that can be bought today, except the Rolex.
Be careful; I say the most expensive, not the most beautiful or aesthetic because you will see from the photos that the quality does not always match the design or good taste. Best were existing during Baselworld, the largest fair for the luxury watch industry held annually in Basel, Switzerland.
What makes them so expensive? The complexity of the mechanics and the additions of precious stones, such as diamonds. Here I leave it.
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Greubel Forsey Double Balance Constant Differential
You can get this one for the “modest” price of 302,000 euros. Although it seems that it was partially complete, it is like that. The design shows half of the internal mechanism and, believe it or not; it has several awards for its originality. They have tried. They say it is a fantastic work of art. Like this, there are only 50 in the whole world.
MB&F HM6 Sapphire Vision
The price is 345,000 euros. This version contains 11 sapphire crystal pieces to create an indestructible and unique watch made of 475 components. As for the visual, I’m sure you’ve never seen a similar design.
According to the trademark, the MB&F HM6 SV is brilliant by Art Deco and the wind tunnels of airplanes and cars. The new style of the case is a mixture of precious metals and sapphire crystal.
The watch features more solid lines on the metal and grooves on the sides of the case. It is exquisite and, above all, original design.
Jacob & Co. Astronomia Clarity Baguette
Clarity Baguette’s Astronomy is a critical favorite. It features a sapphire crystal dome and features a 228-carat blue diamond dial. A masterpiece of the avant-garde in watchmaking and entirely manufactured in Geneva, Switzerland, has been produced in a super limited edition of nine units. Hand-polished screws, titanium, lacquered aluminum, and 18-carat rose gold case are some of the elements of this authentic jewel
Breguet Double Tourbillon Baguette Diamonds
This watch remains under a million despite the case being made of platinum and encrusted with diamonds. It is a highly complex double tourbillon, with 107 30-carat baguette-cut diamonds covered by sapphire crystal. Its price, 726,000 euros.
Hublot Big Bang “10 Years” Haute Joaillerie
The Hulot house recently celebrated its tenth anniversary and presented a millionaire watch but not very static. It is the diamonds that raise the price of this piece to 861,100 euros. It has 653 baguette diamonds of 40.02 carats.
The Big Bang, an icon of Hublot’s watchmaking, looks stunning as the brand celebrates the 10th anniversary of this model with a different collection. The Hublot Big Bang Unico Haute Joaillerie collection consists of just ten timepieces, each covered with approximately 36.24 carats of baguette-cut diamonds, rubies, sapphires, or emeralds.
It takes more than 350 hours of painstaking work to generate just one of these models. Each piece features three of the most challenging setting techniques in the world for a total of 132 baguettes with an invisible setting, 127 with rail set, and 396 with Clou de Paris setting.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica a Grande Sonnerie
We are approaching one of those pinnacles of watchmaking art. A unique piece with the most complex and most perfect movement ever created to embody a chime clock, that is, with music
This Jaeger-LeCoultre masterpiece consists of 1,406 parts and is one of the most complex movements ever made for a wristwatch with ten patents filed by its creator. It’s called “Grande Sonnerie” because Westminster Chimes plays every quarter of an hour; that is, it fully reproduces the melody of London’s Big Ben carillon. One of its main features in the calendar it displays. Its price 1,000,000 euros
Richard Mille Tourbillon RM 56-02 Sapphire
This limited-edition Richard Mille, of which only ten units stood made, features a unique movement visible through the sapphire case. It has a titanium plate base that makes it indestructible, and its price; 1.7 million euros.
The watch is unique due to the complex design of its case, and the extraordinarily intricate movement is inside pure sapphire, and they have stood deferred in the air through a system of pulleys. It stays built on the same important design that Nadal’s watch used with the RM 27-01. The business debuted a technology that suspended its watches’ internal mechanics transparently in midair, making the entire mechanism appear weightless. This time the difference is that the base plate remains made of titanium, and the case stands made of sapphire.
Lange & Söhne Grand Complication
This A. Lange & Söhne’s watch is through up of 876 parts. Its movement is so complex that the association of the mechanism of each watch takes a year. It has a perpetual calendar, a clock, and a minute repeater, making it the most complicated watch made by this company.
It sprang in 2013, and only one watch is through each year. Its price is 1.8 million euros.
This fabulous watch has in its 50-millimeter case, with the most prestigious complications that can remain found in an Haute Horlogerie piece: a chime with a large and small chime, minute repeater, single-push chronograph with lightning seconds hand, perpetual calendar with an indication of the date, day of the week, month in cycles of four years with an indication of leap year and an indication of lunar phases.